Making Gingerbread Man Cards
Let your child have some holiday fun and get ready to spread some cheer, by making this project for Christmas.
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: one card
- provided pattern of gingerbread man
- 8.2 x 5.5 in light yellow marbled cardstock
- 12 x 12 in pink marbled scrapbook paper from the Tradition Collection by Crafts Concepts, product code CR 900097 (see http://craftconcepts.com.au/)
- pair of 15mm x 12mm wiggle eyes
- leftover piece of red felt
- two small silver brads
- small red fabric bow
- Pilot silver marker pen
- Papermate marker pens: pink and red
- Artline 210 Fineliner Pen
- quick-drying craft glue
- Score the light yellow marbled cardstock in half to create a card sized 4.1" x 5.5".
- Trace the gingerbread man onto the pink marbled scrapbook paper and cut it out.
- Cut the waistcoat from red felt.
- Add the brads to the felt waistcoat to make little buttons.
- Glue the waistcoat onto the gingerbread man.
- Add the gingerbread man's face: glue the wiggle eyes in place, and use the Artline 210 Fineliner Pen and Papermate marker pens to draw a mouth, rosy cheeks, and freckles.
- Glue the bow just above the waistcoat, so that the gingerbread man will have a bow tie.
- With the fold to the left, use the Pilot silver marker pen to add a decorative frame around the card.
- Glue the gingerbread man to the front of the card.
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Turn one of the favorite Christmas symbols into a jolly and cheerful Christmas card. This little gingerbread man is ready to share some festive wishes all around. He is quite easy to make, and you can decorate him any way you please. Have fun!
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